10 Tips for Living Through the Loneliness of Lockdown Life | TIS Ep. 7
As one Facebook meme says: “The Lockdown Endureth Forever.” At least that’s what it feels like. Although, like most introverts, Sharon and Lisa prefer their own space and company (or that of a select few), staying inside and not seeing anybody else is getting a little old. Feels like we’ve gone from FOMO to FOSI (Fear Of Staying Inside). There’s isolation, and then there’s ISOLATION. If loneliness is beginning to affect you, listen in for 10 tips that will help you get through the lockdown with your sanity intact.
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By The Numbers:
1:16 – Has the world gone from FOMO to FOSI (Fear Of Staying Inside)?
6:26 – Lisa shares what she’s working on during lockdown.
4:01 – Tips for how to feel less isolated during quarantine.
10:04 – Why making a post-quarantine bucket list can help you get through the lockdown.
20:11 – The sisters share one of their pet peeves (that most introverts dislike as well).
10 Tips to Handle the Isolation and Loneliness – Quotes:
“Even introverts need human contact.”
“It’s not that introverts don’t like people. They’re just selective about their socializing.”
“It helps to know that there are other human beings in the building.”
“Maintain some semblance of your routine and your self-care.”
“Make it casual Friday every day. BUT: get up, shower, brush your teeth, get dressed.”
“Do something that is connected to your creativity, your artistry, your truth, and that will help you get through the isolation period.”
“Be kind to yourself.”
“You have to know when something is not for you.”
- How to Deal with Loneliness If You’re Self-Isolated During COVID-19
- The introvert’s guide to social distancing
- I’m an Introvert, But Honestly, This Quarantine Sucks
- Quarantine Sucks for Extroverts, but It’s Not Fun for Introverts Either
- The Lockdown Endureth Forever by Dan Conway